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UPSC Invites Applications For Asst. Engineer 26.9.2017 Latest News
Candidates willing to take up the post can apply for the same till October 12, 2017 (Thursday).
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Will NDA drown or play saviour? 26.9.2017 thehansindia3920
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Mumbai: 256 trees to be chopped in the name of development 26.9.2017 news
The BMC's public notice states that a total of 256 trees might have to make way for the construction of a flyover in BKC. File pic It seems the government, which is determined to increase the concrete in this urban jungle, is equally focused on removing most of the greenery for it. The lush green cover of trees along the road in Bandra Kurla Complex is set to be the latest casualty, as the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has plans to construct a flyover there for which 256 trees will have to be cut. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) recently (On September 19) brought out a public notice inviting suggestions and objections from the public. Also read: Are trees chopped for Mumbai Metro being dumped near mangroves? The BMC Tree Authority's notice states that any objections and suggestions regarding cutting of trees, will have to be submitted in writing to the Superintendent of Gardens and Trees within seven days and the public hearing for the same, is on September ...
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Rains slow down work on Kaleshwaram barrages 26.9.2017 Hindu: News
Engineers say work will gather pace after rainy season
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AIIMS planning recycling plant for converting waste into gas 26.9.2017 PTI: All news
AIIMS planning recycling plant for converting waste into gas
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Nitin Gadkari to launch highway, waterway projects in Andhra 26.9.2017 DNA: Top News
In what could be seen as an attempt to assuage an uneasy ally in Andhra Pradesh, Chandrababu Naidu-led TDP, the Centre is set to roll out a host of highway and waterways projects in the state. Union Minister for Roads, Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate highway projects worth Rs 1,928.46 crore in Andhra on October 3, and also lay stone for highway projects worth Rs 2,540 crore. "The projects include rehabilitation and upgradation of existing National Highways, besides construction of a 4-lane bypass to Vijayanagaram Town on NH 43 (New NH 26)," the release stated. The release added that about 415 km of National Highways would be inaugurated by the minister and he will lay the foundation for another 250 km NH. Gadkari will also lay stone for the development of Muktyala to Vijaywada stretch of Krishna River (National Waterways - 4), an official statement said. It is proposed to be developed in three phases - Muktyala to Vijayawada (Krishna River) (82 Km), Vijayawada to Kakinada (Eluru ...
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WHO warns of cholera threat in Bangladesh Rohingya camps 26.9.2017 Life | The Asian Age
The camps also face dire shortages of food and medicine in what has quickly become one of the world's largest refugee settlements.
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Gadkari meets four CMs on river linking 26.9.2017 TOI: India
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We are not incompetent, BWSSB is: Karnataka government 26.9.2017
Bengaluru: In the light of a report submitted by the state government to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) that apartments are the least-polluting bodies, apartment-dwellers lambasted the BWSSB for accusing them of being incompetent. According to the report, of the 755 apartments inspected by the KSPCB and BWSSB in the Bellandur Lake catchment area, 390 have installed sewage treatment plants (STPs), which treat 48.21 MLD of sewage, while the remaining 319 apartments which have not installed STP generate 13.66 MLD of waste.  Mr Srikanth Narasimhan, general secretary, Bangalore Apartments" Federation (BAF), said, "Only 2.8% of the sewage in the underground sewer is coming from apartments, while 97.2% is coming from individual houses and small buildings. The BWSSB is trying to cover up their incompetence through absurd notifications, like retrospective STP." The report states that 466.34 MLD of the sewage, which constitutes about 97.2% of the waste, is generated by individual houses ...
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From stripping to transporting: Swachh Bharat, Jharkhand style 26.9.2017 Front Page – The Indian Express
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From a mason to popular Punjabi short story writer, Deep Davinder has come a long way 26.9.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Amritsar, September 25 From arranging bricks to constructing a wall to weave words to make sentences, Deep Davinder Singh has carved a niche in both the fields. He is considered an authority in short story writing in Punjabi literature. Similarly, his mastery over masonry skills helped him become a reputed contractor in the city. Starting his career as a mason, Deep Davinder Singh has carved a niche in Punjabi literature as a story teller of contemporary society, apart from becoming a contractor. After appearing in the matriculation examination in 1981, he joined his father to learn masonry. He used to earn Rs 10 per day as wage, when the daily emolument of a mason used to be Rs 20 per day. It took him about five years to learn the nuances of the trade. The civil work of a building like foundation, flooring, brick wall, pillars, elevation and finishing has been done by him manually. In-depth understanding of his profession helped him become a contractor. Now, he provides livelihood ...
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CM reviews plan for setting up decentralised STPs 26.9.2017 dailypioneer
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Harish promises potable water to fluoride-hit Nalgonda by January 26.9.2017 thehansindia3900
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Gadkari to inaugurate NH projects worth Rs 4468 Crore in AP 26.9.2017 thehansindia3899
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Amravati will be the best city in the world: Chandrababu Naidu 26.9.2017 thehansindia3899
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Tamil Nadu: Migratory birds arriving early this season 26.9.2017
Chennai: Ornithologists and bird trackers in Tamil Nadu are hoping for a better migration this year due to the surplus southwest monsoon. Migratory duck species and waders have already started arriving in advance by a month, field rangers of TN forest department serving at the protected bird sanctuaries disclosed. According to Pallikarnai forest ranger P. Natarajan, the top brass of the forest department have instructed the field staff to speed up the annual work to be undertaken ahead of the bird migration season. Usually the season begins by mid October and the birds arrive in large numbers during November, but due to the surplus south west monsoon the wetlands in Chennai have started receiving birds a few weeks earlier this year.  Red Munia "Waders like Ruff, Sandpiper and Little Stint have arrived in Pallikarnai. Mi-niature birds like Blue Tailed Bee Eater and Red Munia have also arrived", said KVRK Thirunaran, founder, The Nature Trust. Among ducks, about 100 Garganey have arrived ...
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Cycling track to link Mulund, JVLR 26.9.2017 Hindu: Home
BMC hopes to unveil first phase of 40-km dedicated corridor by Diwali
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Community lessons: Poi village turns its problems into solutions 26.9.2017 Hindu: News
Cultivates export quality okra by digging its own water channel, adopts forest to enrich biodiversity
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Four lakh wells to be recharged 26.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
Under District Panchayat’s Jalashree project
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Wildlife Week fete from Oct 2 to 8 26.9.2017 Hindu: Home
The Forests and Wildlife Department is gearing up to organise various programmes to mark the National Wildlife Week that will be observed across the country from October 2 to 8.According to Chief Wild...
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